Updates from the CCPA

BC is Canada’s only province without a poverty reduction plan. Long Overdue: Why BC needs a poverty reduction plan examines the most recent statistics on poverty and its associated hardships in BC,...
January 12, 2017 | BC Office
In the latest issue of the Monitor, Scott Sinclair discusses why fears of trade frictions should probably be the least of Canadians’ concerns with an incoming U.S. administration intent on gutting...
January 11, 2017 |
We’ve decided to change things up a bit. In 2017 our annual fundraising gala will take place in the fall rather than its usual time in the spring. Stay tuned for details or bookmark:...
December 13, 2016 | BC Office
Toronto city council releases its budget today, and CCPA-Ontario has been on the case for years. Here are some of our office's recommendations: In January 2015, senior economist Sheila Block explored...
December 5, 2016 | Ontario Office
We issued the following news release today - reacting to the disappointing news that the federal cabinet has approved the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. Stay tuned for further analysis. (Vancouver...
November 29, 2016 | National Office, BC Office
Report proves that proper supports for newcomers is transformative.  Read The IRCOM Model:  Housing and Wrap around Supports for Newcomers in Winnipeg.
November 22, 2016 | Manitoba Office
Did you know BC is losing jobs in every region outside the Lower Mainland and Greater Victoria? Yet our provincial government never misses an opportunity to boast about BC’s strong economy – and the...
November 21, 2016 | BC Office
In February 2016, Canada was one of twelve countries to sign a controversial trade and investment deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But the debate over whether it should be ratified rages on...
October 28, 2016 | National Office
This year we held our third annual Atlantic Student Essay Contest for students writing on any subject matter related to public policy in Atlantic Canada. Papers needed to take a critical approach and...
October 27, 2016 | Nova Scotia Office
Airbnb is back in the news in Toronto, and so is the CCPA-Ontario report on the issue: The City of Toronto released a report on regulating short-term rentals in the city, using information from our...
October 20, 2016 | Ontario Office
On October 16th, we released our third annual ranking of the best and worst cities to be a woman in Canada. The report, by CCPA senior researcher Kate McInturff, provides a snapshot of the gaps in...
October 18, 2016 | National Office
At a public hearing on September 22nd, CCPA-BC researchers Alex Hemingway and Iglika Ivanova presented recommendations for BC’s 2017 Budget. They highlighted seven priority areas: child care, poverty...
October 18, 2016 | BC Office
When thinking about the possible talks in Manitoba about privatization - and in particular liquor regulation, Greg Flanagan lays out the risks associated with privatization of liquor and why Manitoba...
October 11, 2016 | Manitoba Office
What's happening in Manitoba's northern economy?  The recent changes in Churchill and The Pas raise questions about how to proceed into the future with jobs in the North.  
October 11, 2016 | Manitoba Office
Pipeline issues continue to bubble up.  What's at stake for Manitoba? 
October 11, 2016 | Manitoba Office